Monthly Archives / July 2009

Linus Ormsby and Father Joseph Levesque

Ormsby Honored, McMahon Elevated

July 31, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Linus Ormsby was awarded Niagara University’s Medal of Honor in recognition of his 25 years of service as director of communications and public relations. The presentation was made by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., at a reception marking Ormsby’s retirement from the university. The medal, which has been... Read on →

St. Vincent's Hall

Niagara University named a “Best in the Northeast” University by The Princeton Review

July 30, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has been named one of the best colleges and universities in the Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company selected Niagara as one of 218 institutions it recommends in its Best in the Northeast section on its PrincetonReview.com feature, “2010 Best Colleges Region by... Read on →

David Campbell

Executive Director of Hands On Disaster Response to speak at NU Border Community SERVICE Event

July 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

David Campbell, executive director of Hands on Disaster Response, will give the keynote address at Niagara University’s Border Community SERVICE “Empowering Volunteers” conference on Aug. 8 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum. The free event is designed for Community Emergency Response Team volunteers and community... Read on →

Day on the Hill

NU College of Education, Niagara Falls City School District Highlighted by U.S. Congress for Joint Programs

July 27, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

A partnership between Niagara University’s College of Education and the Niagara Falls City School District was recognized recently in Washington, D.C., for two grants that have produced gains in student achievement and the creation of higher-level math and science courses at the high school level. Niagara and the school district... Read on →

Noted Author Otsuka to Discuss Award-Winning Book at NU in September

July 20, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Julie Otsuka, author of the book “When the Emperor Was Divine,” will speak at Niagara University on Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the upper level of the Gallagher Center. The event is free and open to the public; a book signing will follow. Otsuka’s talk is presented by... Read on →

Alumni Chapel

Applied Urban Ministry to be Offered Again at NU

July 20, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

A community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will be offered at Niagara University beginningSept. 1.  Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in cooperation with the university, the interdenominational program is intended to make pastors and lay people more effective... Read on →

Alumni Hall

Niagara University Named to Chronicle’s Honor Roll of “Great Colleges to Work For”

July 6, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University ranks as one of the top 10 colleges and universities to work for among medium-size institutions in the United States, according to a survey released today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Niagara joins 39 colleges and universities named to an Honor Roll of “Great Colleges to Work... Read on →

Speaker Gerry Murak Helps Raise $700 for Food Bank of WNY

July 1, 2009  |  by NU Staff

On March 3, 2009 Gerry Murak of Murak & Associates, LLC gave his presention entitled “Keeping Your Business Afloat in a Tough Economy… a candid perspective from a Turnaround Specialist.” After his presentation he offered attendees autographed copies of his book “Our Fathers Who Art in Heaven…and What They... Read on →